When I first heard the date, I was dubious - to say the least.
“We have a group of journalists that would like to tour Myra on October 16,” said my friend Jen from Tourism Kelowna.
Yeah, right. I had been on the trail about 3 weeks earlier and it was covered in a dusting of snow, the trestles were treacherously icy and I damn near froze my saddle bags off. This was not going to go well.
But it did! Gloriously well, in fact. The larches were brilliantly gold. The sky was blue. The sun was shining. Oh Myra, you unpredictable little canyon, you!
Anyway, read on for the full story…
Okanagan Vineyard Eats and Bicycle Seats
JANUARY 7, 2019 BY CAROL PATTERSON
It’s all down hill in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley. At least that’s how it felt on the Kettle Valley Rail Trail (KVR), a 600-kilometer railway trail converted to a multi-use path snaking from Hope to the U.S. border. I hoped to burn calories I’d gained at the valley’s numerous wineries from a bicycle seat